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[Jesus] said to [the disciples], “You give them something to eat.” They said, “We have no more than five loaves and two fish . . . for all these people.” - Luke 9:13 (NRSV)

I work as a spiritual director and youth minister. After days of working long hours to prepare for a youth retreat without asking for help, I finally prayed. “God, I want to lead these youth to you, but 
I am completely exhausted. Please, please! Multiply my efforts like you multiplied...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, multiply our efforts like you multiplied the loaves and fishes! Amen.

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Today's Reading
Luke 9:12-17

Thought for the Day

God will multiply my efforts.

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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.” 

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